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The imprint left by hundreds of ancient animal and human footprints on a beach in Merseyside shows a major decline in large animal diversity in Ancient Britain, Manchester archaeologists have revealed.
Current breast cancer surgery guidelines need urgent revision to lower the risk of the disease returning, Manchester researchers find.
Manchester experts' new report, On Productivity, seeks to understand and address gaps in the UK's economic performance.
Honey offers an alternative to conventional antimicrobial drugs, which are increasingly becoming ineffective in the face of growing resistance.
Professor Petra Hamerlik, one of the world’s leading experts in neuro-oncology, will develop translational brain tumour research as the first-ever Chair of Translational Neuro-Oncology at The Brain Tumour Charity.
Manchester researchers have developed a new method to detect Parkinson's disease by analysing sebum with mass spectrometry.
A Manchester-led study is selected by the Mather Institute as the Gold Award recipient of its 2022 Innovative Research on Aging Awards.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.